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Sappho's Leap

By: Erica Jong
Narrated by: Erica Jong
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Life has always been a banquet for Sappho, one to be savored to the fullest. Following a magnificent destiny, her strange and sensual odyssey has carried her to the far corners of the ancient world, from Delphi to Egypt, to the Land of the Amazons, and the realm of Hades. For Sappho, it was always about love—love that seduced her into a plot to depose a dictator, and love that made her trade an unwanted marriage bed of a despised and drunken husband for a seemingly endless series of lovers, both male and female. 

Sappho's Leap is a journey back 2,600 years into the heart and mind of the greatest romantic poet the world has ever known. Through every grand affair and every wild adventure, she has remained forever true—to her heart, to her passion, and to and herself. Fearless and unrestrained, Sappho is a most unforgettable heroine.

©2013 Erica Jong (P)2022 Phoenix Books

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